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Healthcare Leaders Embrace Reform 2010 – Bios

Annual Scottsdale Institute Conference Healthcare Leaders Embrace Reform 2010   Mike Boswood President and CEO, Thomson Reuters Healthcare Paul Browne SVP and CIO, Trinity Health Jean Chenoweth SVP, Top 100 Hospitals, Thomson Reuters Carolyn Clancy, MD Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services David C. Classen, MD, MS Vice President, CSC, and Associate Professor of Medicine and Consultant in Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine,...

Achieving Clinical Effectiveness to Improve Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes

Denise Basow, MD, President and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health. Over the last several decades, clinical decision support solutions have demonstrated success in helping improve quality of care in the American healthcare system. But the need to "broaden that impact" has led professionals to consider a more holistic approach to decision support that takes into account patient...

Christine Cassel, MD, President & CEO, National Quality Forum (NQF)

Perhaps it’s not surprising that Christine Cassel, MD, pioneered the program called Choosing Wisely. Earning an undergraduate degree in philosophy at the University of Chicago seems like a good foundation for such an ultimate pursuit. In between she earned a medical degree from the University of Massachusetts, followed by internship and residency at the University of California San Francisco....

Christine Cassel, MD, President & CEO, National Quality Forum

Perhaps it’s not surprising that Christine Cassel, MD, pioneered the program called Choosing Wisely. Earning an undergraduate degree in philosophy at the University of Chicago seems like a good foundation for such an ultimate pursuit. In between she earned a medical degree from the University of Massachusetts, followed by internship and residency at the University of California San Francisco....

Trends in Clinical Quality Measurement

Ferdinand Velasco, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Texas Health Resources, and Maggie Lohnes, HIMSS. As progress toward healthcare reform continues, clinical quality measurement will grow in importance. This teleconference reviews the key roles of measure stewards, the National Quality Forum, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, along with other key stakeholders. Important trends in clinical quality measurement, including...

Reporting Clinical Quality Data from Non-database Sources: A Discussion Forum

Len Bowes, MD, MS, Senior Medical Informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare, leads an open discussion for organizations to share how they plan to collect all of the data for the 15 ARRA Clinical Quality Measures on all Stroke, VTE, and ED patients in 2011, 2012, and 2013 since much of this data may reside in text form in existing systems, or...

Quality Measurement 101 for HIT Professionals

Lou Diamond, MD, Vice President and Medical Director, Healthcare, Thomson Reuters. Learn the essentials you need to know to support successful Quality Initiatives. This session reviews the basic dimensions of quality, definitions and uses of evidence-based medicine, and the basics of clinical performance measures. Dr. Diamond also provides a summary of the ARRA HIT and quality measurement requirements,...

Quality Reporting under Meaningful Use and its Relationship to Core Measures

Mathew Bates Senior Vice President, Products & Solutions, Healthcare, and Lou Diamond, MD, Vice President and Medical Director, Healthcare, Thomson Reuters. The Quality Reporting requirements under Meaningful Use are larger and more challenging than they first appear. In order to fulfill the MU Quality Reporting requirements for Stage 1, more than 100 discrete data elements need to...

ED EMR Deployment and Culture Change: Success Factors and Lessons Learned at Advocate HealthCare

Douglas A. Propp, MD, MS, FACEP, FACPE, Medical Director/Department Chair, Emergency Dept. and Medical Director Clinical Informatics, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Propp describes guiding principles and tactics for "non-incremental culture change" to occur in the context of ED automation. Measured results in satisfaction, safety, quality and efficiency are discussed, as well as unexpected challenges, unexpected benefits, and...

California P4P Results Indicate IT-Quality Link

Dolores Yanagihara, Program Development Manager, Pay for Performance, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA, presents the quality improvement results from the second full year of the program that provides common physician incentives across 7 major health plans. The data shows gains in each of the evidence-based measures used to assess the performance of over 35,000 physicians in 225 medical groups:...